A community portal about Jim Morrison with blogs, videos, and photos. According to Wikipedia.org: James "Jim" Douglas Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, writer and poet. Born in Melbourne, Florida, he was the lead singer and lyricist of the popular American rock band The Doors, and is considered to be one of the most charismatic frontmen in the history of rock music. He was also an author of several poetry books, a documentary, short film and two early music videos. Morrison's death at the age of 27 in Paris stunned his fans; the circumstances of his death and secret burial have been the subject of endless rumours and play a significant part in the mystique that continues to surround him.
- Born: James Douglas Morrison (1943-12-08) December 8, 1943 Melbourne, Florida, U.S.
- Died: July 3, 1971 (1971-07-03) (aged 27) Paris, France
- Other names: The Lizard King, Mr. Mojo Risin'
- Education: Florida State University, UCLA
- Occupation: Musician, poet, director, actor
- Years active: 1963–1971
- Parent(s): George Stephen Morrison Clara Virginia Clarke
- Genres: Rock, psychedelic rock, blues rock, spoken word
- Instruments: Vocals, maraca, synthesizer, piano
- Labels: Elektra, Columbia
- Associated acts: The Doors, Rick & the Ravens
- Website: thedoors.com
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